What would a tsunami have meant for Hawai'i's food system? Like other islands that have fallen under colonialism and tourism, Hawai'i is prey to the corporate food regime, and no longer feeds itself.
According to the UN Commission on Trade and Development over 60 percent of the population south of the Rio Grande is under 35 years old. Latin Americ...
According to Bret Stephens, Pinochet's free-market policies are the reason Chile is a prosperous nation with "some of the world's strictest building codes." Too bad these codes came before he was even in power.
I went into shock when I heard the guesthouse where I'd stayed in Afghanistan last fall was attacked by Taliban. They killed 16 people, including Indian doctors and other foreigners working on humanitarian projects.
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Let us not quibble over the numbers of lives lost, buildings ruined or the amount of time it will take to reconstruct, but rather stand in solidarity with those who mourn.
Although events are still unfolding and still things could go wrong, for now, each community stands gathered around their mayors and helped each other through the devastation.
SANTIAGO, Chile (March 1, 2010) - World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors ov...
Chile is one of the top topics trending on Twitter. But Twitter also reveals sentiments that its socially driven donation network is getting tired with some users tweeting "we have to donate to Chile too?"
It didn't take the rumor machine long to gear up after this weekend's catastrophe, even though Chile was the site of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded: a 9.5 in 1960 -- long before HAARP went on line.
For all we say about how social networks are changing the way we communicate and how they are impacting privacy standards, one thing is clear: in times of need they are absolutely invaluable.
In difficult times following natural disasters, such as the current situations in Chile and Haiti, we have the ability to show our compassion and give to those who have the most immediate needs.
It's become so expected now, when some event occurs which could bond humanity and nations together in shared purpose, that high profile fools will let fly with the bleakest of pronouncements.
Scientists tell us that we are overdue for a major earthquake in the Los Angeles area, but we are not the only region at risk. Here are some helpful tips to better position ourselves in case of a shaker.
When I checked the news on my phone this morning, the first thing I saw was the news about the earthquake in Chile, my Chile.